Period
to 4 July 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 4 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > North of England
6 months to
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 9 8 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1,522 2,900 4,692
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 14.29% 14.77% 19.32%
As % of the General category 43.10% 43.34% 47.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,309 2,164 3,957
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £32,700 £26,545 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -

Finance is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,531 6,692 9,827
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 33.15% 34.09% 40.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2,618 4,743 7,712
Median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.27% +6.02%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £25,244
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Finance as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in the North of England

Finance
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Finance in the North of England.

Salary trend for Finance in the North of England

Finance
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Finance in the North of England over the 6 months to 4 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Finance in the North of England

Finance
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the North of England region over the 6 months to 4 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West -3 880 £52,500 +10.53% 112
Yorkshire -2 559 £50,000 +5.26% 64
North East +1 83 £45,000 +5.88% 15
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 2020, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North of England region with a requirement for Finance.

1 494 (32.46%) Agile Software Development
2 328 (21.55%) SQL
3 308 (20.24%) Microsoft
4 286 (18.79%) Azure
5 251 (16.49%) .NET
6 244 (16.03%) C#
7 243 (15.97%) SQL Server
8 230 (15.11%) AWS
9 219 (14.39%) Problem-Solving
10 216 (14.19%) JavaScript
11 184 (12.09%) DevOps
12 175 (11.50%) Degree
13 169 (11.10%) Windows
14 166 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
15 165 (10.84%) ITIL
16 146 (9.59%) Software Engineering
17 140 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
18 139 (9.13%) AngularJS
19 130 (8.54%) Project Management
20 128 (8.41%) Scrum
21 127 (8.34%) Test Automation
22 120 (7.88%) Business Intelligence
23 117 (7.69%) Java
24 115 (7.56%) SAP
25 112 (7.36%) CSS
25 112 (7.36%) Oracle
26 111 (7.29%) Python
27 107 (7.03%) Git (software)
28 104 (6.83%) Linux
29 101 (6.64%) HTML

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 57 (3.75%) IIS
2 39 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 29 (1.91%) Confluence
4 21 (1.38%) Apache
5 17 (1.12%) MS Exchange
6 15 (0.99%) Tomcat
7 11 (0.72%) CMS
8 10 (0.66%) Mule
8 10 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 10 (0.66%) SAS
9 8 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (0.46%) Apache Spark
11 5 (0.33%) NServiceBus
12 4 (0.26%) Liferay
12 4 (0.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 4 (0.26%) Sitefinity
12 4 (0.26%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
14 2 (0.13%) Mule ESB
14 2 (0.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 93 (6.11%) Microsoft Office
2 85 (5.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (2.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.59%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.39%) SPSS
7 4 (0.26%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.066%) Figma
9 1 (0.066%) Sketch
9 1 (0.066%) Weka
Business Applications
1 26 (1.71%) SAP CO
1 26 (1.71%) SAP FI
1 26 (1.71%) SAP FI/CO
2 25 (1.64%) SAP S/4HANA
3 19 (1.25%) SAP MM
4 17 (1.12%) SAP SD
5 16 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
6 10 (0.66%) NetSuite
7 9 (0.59%) Unit4 Business World
8 8 (0.53%) BASE24
8 8 (0.53%) Oracle Assets
8 8 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
8 8 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
8 8 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
8 8 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
9 7 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
9 7 (0.46%) Elite 3E
9 7 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
10 6 (0.39%) Dynamics GP
10 6 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 286 (18.79%) Azure
2 230 (15.11%) AWS
3 68 (4.47%) Power Platform
4 46 (3.02%) GCP
5 44 (2.89%) Dynamics 365
6 42 (2.76%) SaaS
7 40 (2.63%) IaaS
8 39 (2.56%) PaaS
9 34 (2.23%) Office 365
10 32 (2.10%) Serverless
11 27 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
12 18 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
13 17 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
14 13 (0.85%) Trello
15 12 (0.79%) AWS CodeCommit
16 11 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
17 8 (0.53%) AWS CodeBuild
18 7 (0.46%) Azure ExpressRoute
18 7 (0.46%) Logic Apps
18 7 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (1.91%) Firewall
1 29 (1.91%) SAN
2 28 (1.84%) Internet
3 19 (1.25%) Unified Communications
4 17 (1.12%) VPN
4 17 (1.12%) WAN
5 16 (1.05%) DHCP
5 16 (1.05%) Skype
6 15 (0.99%) DNS
7 14 (0.92%) TCP/IP
8 10 (0.66%) Cisco IOS
8 10 (0.66%) Network Security
9 9 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (0.53%) ATM
10 8 (0.53%) Cisco ISE
10 8 (0.53%) LAN
11 7 (0.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 7 (0.46%) NetScaler
11 7 (0.46%) NX-OS
11 7 (0.46%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (15.97%) SQL Server
2 68 (4.47%) Power BI
3 65 (4.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 48 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 41 (2.69%) BusinessObjects
6 39 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
6 39 (2.56%) MySQL
7 34 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 27 (1.77%) MongoDB
9 25 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
10 23 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
11 22 (1.45%) Relational Database
12 19 (1.25%) NoSQL
13 18 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 15 (0.99%) Big Data
14 15 (0.99%) Oracle Database
15 12 (0.79%) InterSystems Cache
16 11 (0.72%) Hadoop
16 11 (0.72%) OLAP
16 11 (0.72%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 107 (7.03%) Git (software)
2 69 (4.53%) JIRA
3 51 (3.35%) Selenium
4 37 (2.43%) Jenkins
4 37 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (1.45%) NUnit
5 22 (1.45%) Oracle APEX
6 20 (1.31%) Cucumber
7 19 (1.25%) SoapUI
8 18 (1.18%) SpecFlow
9 15 (0.99%) Bitbucket
9 15 (0.99%) JMeter
9 15 (0.99%) Ranorex
10 14 (0.92%) WebDriver
11 11 (0.72%) Postman
12 10 (0.66%) Maven
13 9 (0.59%) Cypress.io
13 9 (0.59%) Visual Studio
14 8 (0.53%) MSTest
14 8 (0.53%) TeamCity
General
1 98 (6.44%) Banking
2 80 (5.26%) Legal
3 78 (5.12%) Law
4 67 (4.40%) Retail
5 62 (4.07%) Marketing
6 58 (3.81%) Financial Institution
7 44 (2.89%) Public Sector
8 40 (2.63%) Manufacturing
9 30 (1.97%) Telecoms
10 15 (0.99%) Electronics
11 11 (0.72%) Back Office
12 6 (0.39%) General Ledger
12 6 (0.39%) Publishing
13 5 (0.33%) Automotive
13 5 (0.33%) Games
13 5 (0.33%) Local Government
14 4 (0.26%) Advertising
14 4 (0.26%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.26%) Online Betting
15 3 (0.20%) Billing
Job Titles
1 291 (19.12%) Analyst
2 284 (18.66%) Developer
3 117 (7.69%) Architect
4 88 (5.78%) Software Engineer
5 86 (5.65%) Project Manager
6 74 (4.86%) Business Analyst
7 73 (4.80%) Solutions Architect
8 61 (4.01%) Senior Developer
9 56 (3.68%) Consultant
10 52 (3.42%) .NET Developer
11 51 (3.35%) Support Analyst
12 50 (3.29%) Applications Support
12 50 (3.29%) Software Developer
13 38 (2.50%) SAP Analyst
13 38 (2.50%) Senior Software Engineer
14 36 (2.37%) .NET Software Engineer
14 36 (2.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 36 (2.37%) IT Manager
15 35 (2.30%) Applications Support Analyst
15 35 (2.30%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (16.49%) .NET
2 139 (9.13%) AngularJS
3 112 (7.36%) CSS
4 101 (6.64%) HTML
5 84 (5.52%) React
6 81 (5.32%) ASP.NET
7 73 (4.80%) .NET Core
8 66 (4.34%) Web Services
9 63 (4.14%) jQuery
10 55 (3.61%) Node.js
10 55 (3.61%) REST
11 51 (3.35%) .NET Framework
12 49 (3.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 49 (3.22%) ASP.NET Web API
13 46 (3.02%) XML
14 45 (2.96%) JSON
15 37 (2.43%) RESTful
16 31 (2.04%) Middleware
17 29 (1.91%) HTML5
18 28 (1.84%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 166 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (4.27%) Greenfield Project
3 64 (4.20%) Management Information System
3 64 (4.20%) Mobile App
4 61 (4.01%) User Experience
5 32 (2.10%) Self-Motivation
6 30 (1.97%) Data Centre
6 30 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (1.45%) Virtual Team
8 20 (1.31%) Cloud Native
9 19 (1.25%) Public Cloud
10 18 (1.18%) FMCG
11 16 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
12 13 (0.85%) PKI
13 9 (0.59%) Online Banking
14 8 (0.53%) Data Structures
14 8 (0.53%) EMV
14 8 (0.53%) Mainframe
14 8 (0.53%) NHS
14 8 (0.53%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 169 (11.10%) Windows
2 104 (6.83%) Linux
3 87 (5.72%) Windows Server
4 64 (4.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (2.23%) Unix
6 16 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (0.92%) Windows Server 2016
8 13 (0.85%) HPUX
9 12 (0.79%) Apple iOS
10 10 (0.66%) Windows 10
11 9 (0.59%) Android
12 8 (0.53%) Windows 7
13 7 (0.46%) CentOS
14 6 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.20%) Solaris
15 3 (0.20%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.13%) AIX
17 1 (0.066%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.066%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 494 (32.46%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (14.39%) Problem-Solving
3 184 (12.09%) DevOps
4 165 (10.84%) ITIL
5 146 (9.59%) Software Engineering
6 140 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 130 (8.54%) Project Management
8 128 (8.41%) Scrum
9 127 (8.34%) Test Automation
10 120 (7.88%) Business Intelligence
11 95 (6.24%) SDLC
12 89 (5.85%) Change Management
12 89 (5.85%) Continuous Improvement
13 83 (5.45%) MVC
14 82 (5.39%) Cybersecurity
15 79 (5.19%) Microservices
16 76 (4.99%) Analytics
17 75 (4.93%) PRINCE2
18 73 (4.80%) TDD
18 73 (4.80%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 328 (21.55%) SQL
2 244 (16.03%) C#
3 216 (14.19%) JavaScript
4 117 (7.69%) Java
5 111 (7.29%) Python
6 67 (4.40%) T-SQL
7 64 (4.20%) C
8 52 (3.42%) PowerShell
9 46 (3.02%) PHP
10 33 (2.17%) Bash Shell
11 32 (2.10%) C++
11 32 (2.10%) PL/SQL
12 29 (1.91%) Ruby
13 23 (1.51%) Shell Script
14 22 (1.45%) TypeScript
15 15 (0.99%) Go
16 11 (0.72%) VB
16 11 (0.72%) VBA
17 10 (0.66%) PHP 5
17 10 (0.66%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 175 (11.50%) Degree
2 49 (3.22%) TOGAF Certification
3 36 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (2.17%) CISSP
5 31 (2.04%) MCSE
6 30 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (1.97%) MCSA
7 27 (1.77%) Security Cleared
8 24 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
9 23 (1.51%) CCNA
9 23 (1.51%) Computer Science Degree
9 23 (1.51%) MCTS
10 22 (1.45%) CISM
11 20 (1.31%) MCP
12 16 (1.05%) CISA
12 16 (1.05%) SC Cleared
13 14 (0.92%) ISTQB
14 13 (0.85%) APMP
15 12 (0.79%) ACCA
15 12 (0.79%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (2.89%) QA
2 43 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 41 (2.69%) GDPR
4 33 (2.17%) SLA
5 28 (1.84%) PCI DSS
6 18 (1.18%) Data Quality
7 15 (0.99%) PMO
8 9 (0.59%) COBIT
9 8 (0.53%) ISO 8583
10 6 (0.39%) NIST
10 6 (0.39%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
12 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.066%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.066%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.066%) IFRS
13 1 (0.066%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.066%) MiFID
13 1 (0.066%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 84 (5.52%) Docker
2 53 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (3.22%) Active Directory
4 23 (1.51%) XenApp
5 21 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (1.05%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.46%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
8 6 (0.39%) vSphere
9 2 (0.13%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 2 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.066%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.066%) vCloud
10 1 (0.066%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.066%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 46 (3.02%) Kubernetes
2 43 (2.83%) Puppet
3 35 (2.30%) Terraform
4 32 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (1.91%) Ansible
6 22 (1.45%) Cisco CUCM
6 22 (1.45%) Cisco UCCX
7 12 (0.79%) SCCM
8 8 (0.53%) Cobbler
8 8 (0.53%) Tivoli
9 6 (0.39%) Backup Exec
9 6 (0.39%) SCOM
9 6 (0.39%) WSUS
10 5 (0.33%) Nagios
10 5 (0.33%) Rancher
11 4 (0.26%) Cisco UCCE
11 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
12 3 (0.20%) AirWatch
12 3 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (0.20%) Nessus
Vendors
1 308 (20.24%) Microsoft
2 115 (7.56%) SAP
3 112 (7.36%) Oracle
4 84 (5.52%) VMware
5 49 (3.22%) Cisco
5 49 (3.22%) Citrix
6 48 (3.15%) Google
7 28 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
8 19 (1.25%) webMethods
9 16 (1.05%) IBM
9 16 (1.05%) Pega
9 16 (1.05%) Sage
10 15 (0.99%) Polycom
10 15 (0.99%) Red Box
11 14 (0.92%) ServiceNow
11 14 (0.92%) Tableau
12 13 (0.85%) Facebook
12 13 (0.85%) Red Hat
12 13 (0.85%) Twitter
13 11 (0.72%) New Relic